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Know Your Archives Websites

Know Your Archives Websites. The National Archives and Records Administration (US), The National Archives (UK), Internet Archive, and Archives all have similar names and URLs. They're useful for our genealogy, but they're not interchangeable! Here's a handy guide for telling them apart.

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Free Family History Search Engine --This free genealogy search allows you to quickly locate your ancestors on sites like Roots Web, Ancestry, Find a Grave and FamilySearch as well as in state and regional archives. You will also find access to Ellis Island immigration records, archived newspapers, the records of the national archives, obituaries, biographies and much more.

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Accessible Archives utilizes computer technology and a large team of conversion specialists to provide easy to use access to vast quantities of archived historical information previously available only in microformat, hard copy form or as images.

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A woman using her ration book while shopping in an Eaton's department store, Toronto, Canada, 1940s.

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BlackPast.org -- Along with on-site stories and images, features four “Gateway” Pages with links to 50 digital archive collections, 100 museums and research centers, 12 genealogical research websites and over 600 other website resources on African American history, African American history in the West and Global African History.

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Teaching Information Literacy Now | School Library Journal #tlchat

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